Update in Endocrinology – Spring 2022 Edition

In this edition of Update in Endocrinology, J. Peter Rubin, MD, MBA, and Lauren Kokai, PhD, discuss collaborative team care for diabetic foot ulcer patients, Pouneh K. Fazeli, MD, MPH, describes the new Pituitary Center of Excellence established at UPMC Presbyterian, and Anamil Khiyami, MBBS, along with Dr. Fazell, present a case of a 23-year-old woman diagnosed with a silent somatotroph adenoma.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize disparities in diabetic foot ulcer patients
  • Describe characteristics of a Pituitary Center of Excellence
  • Identify the effects of malnutrition on the GH/IGF-1 axis

Disclosures

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated

  • Dr. Fazeli: Consultant, Strongbridge Biopharma and Regeneron

No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 3/16/2022 | Last Modified On: 3/16/2022 | Expires: 3/16/2023


Published

March 16, 2022

Expires

March 16, 2023

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J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS

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Anamil Khiyami, MD, MBBS

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